Join now

Physics in the Pub

Hosted by the Consul of the Sydney Skywatchers Group
Event Cover Photo
Took place 2 months ago
Wed 07 Aug 18:30 - 21:00

Ready to Join?

From the charismatic cosmos to the wifi we use every day, to new ideas to stabilise the climate on Earth, local physicists are working on all kinds of research. Your MC Your Host Phil Dooley will steer you through quizzes, demos, songs and philosophy and make sure the evening is fun and thought provoking.

The Line Up
Relativity is just like a bag of fruit, says retired lecturer Ian Bryce
Ken Silburn (Casula High School) is going to take us on a trip through the history of communications. How did we get from from morse code to wifi?

Steven Sherwood (UNSW) is going to show us how to control global warming with a water bottle - a demonstration of the cooling potential of particulate aerosols.

It’s the year of the Periodic Table, but is the elements song still up to it, asks Phil Dooley (Phil Up On Science)
Stephen Hawking said philosophy gets in the way of science. NO! says Jules Rankin (University of Sydney).

The first photo of a black hole was taken this year. Guitarist Simon Crook (CrookEd Science) will offer a musical tribute to this amazing achievement: imaging a black hole sun.

Book your free tickets here
Protected content